Emily Dickinson

(10 December 1830 – 15 May 1886 / Amherst / Massachusetts)

A First Mute Coming - Poem by Emily Dickinson


A first Mute Coming—
In the Stranger's House—
A first fair Going—
When the Bells rejoice—

A first Exchange—of
What hath mingled—been—
For Lot—exhibited to

Comments about A First Mute Coming by Emily Dickinson

  • Indira Renganathan (10/23/2016 2:34:00 AM)

    A First Mute Coming
    Yes, if there is no faith how can that fair go..I like the first line with clever usage of the word Mute...interesting work Emily- 10 (Report) Reply

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  • (5/4/2014 9:06:00 AM)

    Very touching. Love it. (Report) Reply

  • (4/29/2014 9:59:00 PM)

    ..........faith can move mountains...enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

  • (3/30/2014 7:32:00 PM)

    ......can anyone enlighten me as to what this poem means.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

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